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the side of a river
bank
not under the control of another
independent
a region of rich, fertile soil that stretched from the Mediterranean Sea, between the Tigris and Eurphates Rivers to the Persian Gulf.
Fertile Crescent
a waterway built for irrigation
canal
to supply with water
irrigate
a story told over and over that explains something about nature, the customs or religion of a people
myth
a gift made in worship
offering
a building for worship of a god or gods
temple
a member of a state or nation who has certain duties, rights and privileges such as the right to vote
citizen
the god given right to be king
divine right
a religious leader
priest
a type of temple with a one room shrine at the top where God lives
Ziggurat
a special wall built along a river to k eep water from flooding the land
levee
more than what is needed, extra
surplus
to prepare soil for planting
cultivate
progress in the use of tools
technology
a written mark that stands for an object or idea
symbol
a piece of clay that stands for something else
token
a group of rules
code
soil good for growing food
fertile soil
a great supply; more than is needed
abundance